About Independence University
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Independence University was founded in the year 1891 and is situated in Salt Lake City, Utah, is a family of private non-profit colleges and universities with a rich history of empowering education and students. The university is comprised of four schools: The School of Healthcare, the School of Business, the School of Technology, and the School of Graphic Arts.
The mission of the university is to channel their entire focus on the students and focus to fulfill their student’s goals and ambitions. The university offers exceptional student services through both a traditional, on-ground as well as an online university. The university offers various programs in bachelor's, masters, doctorate and certificate programs. The university has partnered with 430 organizations since they strive to provide abundant opportunities to gain experience and knowledge.
The retention rate of the university is 63% with the total graduation rate of 37% and a student-faculty ratio of 26:1.
The university provides 100% online degrees and programs to their students following a flexible structure which allows the students to learn at their own pace and schedules. The university offers 26 online programs across 7 majors.
The university is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
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Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
Tuition is the next big thing that haunts you after deciding what college to join.
The various tuition fees for different programs at Independence University may vary. The average annual cost to attend the university is $16,972. Following is the tuition according to the degree:
Associate - $41,843
Bachelor - $64,113
Masters - $28,429
The tuition is comparatively less and the university strives to provide education without any pressure on the student.
An applicant can visit our Tuition page for any further information about tuition and fees.
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36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
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Students Receiving Gift Aid
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Students Receiving Federal Grants
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Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
The next thing to consider is how you pay for your tuition. The financial aid department at the IU is dedicated to providing necessary monetary assistance to students who have trouble paying for education.
In order to receive financial assistance, a candidate must first fill in the FAFSA form and receive SAR.
Independence University FAFSA Code is 003674. The university offers grants and scholarships to the students who need it.
A student receiving support in the form of gift aid, federal grant, state aid, and institutional grant amounts to $5,881, $5,394, $4,348, and $4,928 respectively.
Following are the grants and scholarships available to the students of the Independence University:
Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
Bachelor’s Degree Scholarship, Half-Tuition Scholarship, Bachelor’s Upgrade Scholarship, Associate’s Degree Scholarship, and more.
Post 9/11 GI Bill, Montgomery Bill, Tuition Assistance Program, and Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP).
Learn About FAFSA here